PBS NewsHour

As housing costs rise, so do questions of affordability

Clip: 08/04/2021 | 8m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

As the U.S. grapples with the coronavirus, housing costs are skyrocketing. According to the latest S&P Core Logic Case-Shiller index, home prices were up almost 17 percent over the last year -- and in many places, the jump was worse. Economics correspondent Paul Solman turns to potential home-buyers in Boise, Idaho, one of the many areas in the country that has seen a stark increase in prices.

Aired: 08/04/21

Rating: NR

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